Per PFF, the Vikings Top 2022 Players from Best to Worst: After Week 4

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NFL Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Dalvin Tomlinson. © Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports.

After Week 4, these are the Minnesota Vikings grades from best to worst per Pro Football Focus. The scores are from the 2022 regular season and account for post-Week 4 standing.

This series will update the Vikings grades in real time each week after every game. Consider it a running total. For PFF grades specific to Week 4, visit here for offense and here for defense.

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The Vikings beat the New Orleans Saints in Week 4, 28-25, situating the club around 9th-best in the league status per national power rankings. Per FiveThirtyEight, Minnesota is also the 10th-likeliest franchise to win Super Bowl LVII.

Of note, only players who qualify for PFF‘s minimum snap count are listed.

These are the Vikings from best to worst through Week 4, according to PFF:

1. DL – Dalvin Tomlinson (82.6)
2. LT – Christian Darrisaw (79.1)
3. FS – Josh Metellus (77.2)
4. EDGE – Za’Darius Smith (76.0)
5. EDGE – Danielle Hunter (75.4)
6. RT – Brian O’Neill (73.8)
7. QB – Kirk Cousins (72.9)
8. WR – Justin Jefferson (70.1)
9. RB – Alexander Mattison (69.8)
10. RB – Dalvin Cook (68.8)
11. WR – Adam Thielen (68.3)
12. NT – Harrison Phillips (67.4)
13. CB – Cameron Dantzler (67.2)
14. CB – Patrick Peterson (65.5)
t15. LB – Eric Kendricks (63.0)
t15. DL – James Lynch (63.0)
17. LG – Ezra Cleveland (62.7)
18. WR – K.J. Osborn (62.6)
19. C – Garrett Bradbury (61.9)
20. RG – Ed Ingram (60.9)
21. DL – Jonathan Bullard (60.2)
22. EDGE – D.J. Wonnum (60.1)
23. FS – Camryn Bynum (59.7)
24. SS – Harrison Smith (58.7)
25. CB – Chandon Sullivan (58.4)
26. TE – Irv Smith (58.2)
27. TE – Johnny Mundt (54.8)
28. LB – Jordan Hicks (53.7)
29. FB – C.J. Ham (52.9)





Dustin Baker is a political scientist who graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2007. Subscribe to his daily YouTube Channel, VikesNow. He hosts a podcast with Bryant McKinnie, which airs every Wednesday with Raun Sawh and Sally from Minneapolis. His Viking fandom dates back to 1996. Listed guilty pleasures: Peanut Butter Ice Cream, ‘The Sopranos,’ and The Doors (the band).